David Mercatali – a director who’s something of an expert in intensity – helms a revival of Edward Albee’s play starring Pooky Quesnel and Mark Meadows as combative couple Martha and George. It opens on February 25.
Theatre503 is always a reliable source of exciting new writing. Playwright and dramaturg Gillian Greer’s new play about Ireland’s relationship with its past looks particularly, well, meaty. Lucy Jane Atkinson’s production, starring Elinor Lawless, India Mullen (pictured below) and Sean Fox, opens on February 25.
Thomas Middleton wrote some of the most savage, jagged plays of the Jacobean period. He liked to play in the shade. Tara Fitzgerald, Thalissa Teixeira and Olivia Vinall star in Amy Hodge’s production. It opens on February 27.
This intriguing collaboration between theatremaker Stewart Laing, writer Pamela Carter and Icelandic composer Valgeir Sigurdsson, following the journey of a transplanted heart, is at Perth Theatre from February 25-26 at the start of a tour of Scottish venues.
Lorne Campbell’s last show for Northern Stage is a stirring true account of a working-class man joining the fight against fascism, performed by band The Young‘uns. The Stage called it an “uplifting mix of song and storytelling” in our five-star review. It’s at the Traverse from February 27-29.